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Multi-million dollar deal to benefit medical research

...ment will help us give our scientists new research facilities and the best laboratories. We also want to invest in initiatives which will help us to translate cutting-edge scientific research into healthcare for all". The related Scripps Research patents cover inventions which hailed from the laboratory of Dr....

Sustainable agriculture: Canadian institute offers definition, recommends path

...cal post-production processing and/or distribution facilities that creates jobs and economic development opportunities; Greater exchange and/or co-operation between farmers to provide more critical mass and collective strength in production and processing capacity and the benefits of economies of scale; E...

ECCO 13 - One voice, one vision needed to overcome cancer in Europe

...However, physicians' expectations also include the facilities with which to deliver optimal cancer care, which are currently not available Europe-wide. Professionals expect to be able to communicate appropriately both with each other and their patients. Doctor-patient communication, however, is challenged both ...

Get ready for 2006 nuclear medicine coding and payment changes with SNM's reimbursement seminars

... hospitals, and independent diagnostic and testing facilities will obtain the new and revised 2006 HCPCS Level II radiopharmaceutical and nuclear medicine-related drug codes, ensuring that billing systems are correct and current for 2006. Faculty members Dillehay, Merlino and Kenneth McKusick, M.D., FACNP, conc...

University of Arizona/BIO5 plant scientists to unravel maize genome

...ll take advantage of the state-of-the-art genomics facilities in the Thomas W. Keating Building, the future home...e increased space we need to expand our laboratory facilities for the project," Wing said. "It will also allow us to enhance capacities for computation. BIO5 make...

Purdue biologists clarify how a cellular 'spacecraft' opens its airlock

...ational Cancer Institute-designated basic-research facilities in the United States, the center attempts to help cancer patients by identifying new molecular targets and designing future agents and drugs for effectively detecting and treating cancer. The Cancer Center is part of the Oncological Sciences Center i...

Ownership of Southern forestland dramatically changing

..., and depreciation and closure of older processing facilities are all contributors. "In spite of these changes, Southern forest landowners continue to invest in and expand their capacity to produce timber," said David Wear, lead author and economics project leader for the Southern Research Station of the Fores...

Four questions that may save your grandma's life: SNAQ screening tool predicts weight loss

...ing home residents over age 60 from nine long-term facilities in St. Louis. In addition, 868 residents from the St. Louis metropolitan area, about 40 percent of whom were at least 60, also were asked the questions. The researchers then checked six months later to see if those who completed the questionnaire los...

Most of Arctic's near-surface permafrost to thaw by 2100

...t lean at wild angles. In Siberia, some industrial facilities have reported significant damage. Further loss of permafrost could threaten migration patterns of animals such as reindeer and caribou. The CCSM simulations are based on high and low projections of greenhouse-gas emissions for the 21st century, as co...

New UNC experiments show very weak chlorine solutions can kill noroviruses

... and on cruise ships." Decontamination of affected facilities can prove difficult since the viruses persist on e...t, noroviruses can continue to sicken others until facilities have been thoroughly sanitized with products proven to be effective. In the research, Sobsey and Par...

Sahara's edge studied from ground, air and space to improve water management

...IRA) in Medenine providing guiding experts and lab facilities the performance of ground measurements would have been very limited." Tunisian researchers from the Engineering University of Sfax (ENIS) also participated in ground work, joining personnel from DLR, the University of Munich, and the International ...

File compression can expand mammography's power

...01 FDA study showed that the number of mammography facilities has declined in most states, and the population of potential recipients of mammography services has increased. While the study suggests that difficulties obtaining mammograms are localized rather than widespread, Lucier said that telemedicine could p...

Tsunami + 1 year: Reviving exhausted fisheries should trump replacing boats, gear, experts say

...o profound. In Aceh, for example, 83 fish landing facilities and 20 ice plants were destroyed, along with about 40% of the small-scale fishing fleet and associated gear. Indonesia estimates damages to its capture fisheries sector at US$ 52 million. WorldFish Director-General Stephen Hall says that while deliv...

Crop development efforts get major boost

...nd the Philippines of a new scientific program and facilities that unite key databases and research on the plane...ear. The new lab at CIMMYT will link with existing facilities at IRRI and it heralds a new era in rice research, especially in such areas as the development of im...

Birth defects: 8 million annually worldwide

...iagnostic capability. Even with the sophisticated facilities available in wealthier nations, only about 50 percent of birth defects can be diagnosed accurately, the report authors say. Just one of those causes, fetal alcohol syndrome (mental and physical defects caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy), is...

18 million hours of supercomputing time awarded to 15 teams for large-scale scientific computing

...f Science. "Fortunately, the Office of Science has facilities and expertise to help meet this demand." Processor-hours refer to how time is allocated on a supercomputer. A project receiving 50,000 hours could run on 50 processors for 1,000 hours, or about 42 days. Running the same project on a single-processor ...

Biodesign and TGen form joint Center for Systems and Computational Biology

...ments between institutions, and the supercomputing facilities at ASU. The center will also interact closely with ASU's new School of Computing and Informatics directed by Sethuraman Panchanathan and the future Arizona Biomedical Collaborative (ABC) building currently under construction downtown. This new effort...

New study: Inequality in recreational resources decreases physical activities, boosts weight gain

...ommunities. "We expected to find that private, fee facilities would be more common in more affluent areas, but t...urprising," Gordon-Larsen said. "Even the types of facilities we think of as most equitably allocated, like YMCAs, public parks and youth organizations, were sign...

Georgia Tech accelerates drug discovery with new IBM supercomputing cluster

.... The cluster is hosted by BellSouth's world-class facilities in Midtown Atlanta. "By using IBM technology for o...s focus on top-of-the-line technology and research facilities and the attraction of Dr. Jeff Skolnick and other world-class scholars will raise its presence in th...

Two NIH initiatives launch intensive efforts to find roots of common diseases

...Ps to be systematically studied in high-throughput facilities that dramatically lower the cost. For each study of 1,000 to 2,000 patients with a specific disease and a similar number of people who do not have the illnesses (controls), an investment of $3 million to $6 million (depending on the number of patien...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... of Medicine announced today that it is a ... the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Laura ... Reproductive Sciences; and Vice Chair of Research and ... will pursue an innovative global health and development ... Fetal Neurodevelopment.", Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) funds individuals ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... research study examining only marketing directed at children ... restaurants has found that the majority of black, ... such marketing tactics. , Authored by Arizona State ... study is the first to examine the use ... of fast food restaurants and its relationship to ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... of Madagascar,s 101 species of lemurs are threatened with ... rainforests they call home. A new study by Rice ... on rainforest tree populations, which raises concerns about the ... rich biodiversity. , A large proportion of trees in ... in turn disperse the seeds of their fruit trees ...
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